KQ: What is an allegory?
Spot the
Difference…
The Seven Commandments
1. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy
2. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend
3. No animal shall wear clothes
4. No animal shall sleep in a bed
5. No animal shall drink alcohol
6. No animal shall kill any other animal
7. All animals are equal
KQ: Can you rewrite the past?
“He who controls the
past controls the
future. He who
controls the present
controls the past.”
George Orwell, 1984
Massacre of the Innocents, Pieter Bruegel the Elder
This painting
represents the killing
of innocent children
when King Herod
learned the son of
God had been born
and would take
power from him.
Yet there
are no
dead
bodies…
only
sacks of
grain,
food
parcels
and
animals…
How
strange…
Philip II
had the
images of
massacred
children
painted
out
…
It
reminded
him and
others of
how he
had
brutally
supressed
the Dutch
people.
Can
you
see
the
child’s
feet
behind
the
goat?
KQ: What happens when you
achieve too much power?
Find at least one fact about the following:
1) The Gulags
2) The Great Purge / Stalinist terror
3) Soviet propaganda
KQ: What is Propaganda?
KQ: How has the Dream changed?
Dream:
Reality:
KQ: What
key image
or symbol
would we
use to
represent
this novel?
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